Choose how to recycle:
As a result of changes in the world market for recycled materials, there have been some changes to what can be placed in the yellow topped recycling bin. These changes have been implemented across Western Australia.
It is important to understand these changes as:
The main changes are:
To see what happens to plastic bottle top lids, see this video.
There are various drop off / collection points in the City of Kalamunda for household (dry cell and lithium) batteries,
light globes, mobile phones and ink cartridges.Find out more including locations here
Refer to Recycle Right's 'Which Bin' page for more information or you can download the Recycle Right App for an easy way to check the A-Z guide or to 'find my nearest' drop-off point.
Polystyrene, meat trays, cups and beads
Soft plastics, plastic bags or soft ‘scrunchable’ plastics
Green waste or food waste
Community can now donate secondhand household items to Kalamunda's reuse shop located at Walliston Transfer Station - Second Chance.
Opened in March 2022, the City reuse shop is managed by Workpower, a WA disability service provider, your donations and purchases will support people with disability in employment and in the community. In its first year of operation, the shop diverted approximately 100 tonnes from landfill.
Website: https://workpower.com.au/secondchancekalamunda/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SecondChanceKalamunda
Thursday, Saturday, Sunday: 8.30am - 3pmFriday: 8.30am - 2pmCLOSED: Public Holidays and days when a HARVEST & VEHICLE MOVEMENT BANS is declared. Open when a Total Fire Ban is declared.
Walliston Transfer Station, 155 Lawnbrook Road, Walliston
Phone: 0409 290 990
Have more questions - find out more via the Second Chance website: https://workpower.com.au/secondchancekalamunda/
We respectfully acknowledge the Traditional Owners, the Whadjuk Noongar People as the Custodians of this land. We also pay respect to all Aboriginal community Elders, past, present and future who have and continue to reside in the area and have been an integral part of the history of this region.